Major Injury Accident in Eureka This Morning Shears Off Pole
On August 10, 2016, at about 1:26 a.m., the Eureka Police Department, Humboldt Bay Fire, and City Ambulance responded to the intersection of Cleveland Street and South Avenue in Eureka for the report of a single vehicle collision involving a telephone pole.
Officers found the involved vehicle, a 2003 Toyota Celica, on its roof and a telephone pole sheared off at the base. The male driver, 27 of Eureka, was outside of the vehicle on the pavement. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. The driver sustained multiple injuries to his face and skull and was flown to an out of the area hospital for treatment. The driver’s current status is unknown.
Alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in this collision. Any witnesses to this collision are asked to call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4060.